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The 2014 Word of the Year Is……Vape

At least that is what the editors of Oxford Dictionaries say. Here is the definition as well as the runners-up.

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2014

Just released, Amazon presents multiple lists of best books. Not only is there a “best book” list as selected by Amazon’s editors, but there are more than 20 categories of ‘best books” to peruse from art to teen/young adult; you also have access to previous compilations back to 2004. In addition, there are links to its book blog Omnivoracious and its author interview section. A lotta readin’ to do!

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2014 New Jersey Veterans Day Observances

A listing, not complete, by county; here is another county list. Hudson County is hosting numerous observances. Additional links on this day are found here.

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2014 Best High Schools in New Jersey and in the Nation

According to Newsweek, New Jersey has 76 best high schools; other state rankings are also available. Charter schoolsmagnet schools, and STEM schools have their own listings. See if any Jersey City schools made the grade.

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2015 US News & World Report College Rankings

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2014 Fortune 500

Wal Mart again the tops the list for 2014 with sales approaching half a trillion dollars with Exxon Mobil at number 2. (A note of transparency – we worked for many years for XOM; in fact, it was still called Esso back in the day. The stories we could tell!) You can sort by numerous industries, headquarters state (see how many companies are located in New Jersey) and by various business metrics various business. Company profiles accompany the list.

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2014 Commencement Speakers: Who is Where? (With An Emphasis on New Jersey)

If you would like to know who is speaking where, you can come here and here; those wishing to find out who is speaking at New Jersey colleges as well as recapping the Rutgers graduation speaker fiasco can come here.

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